To assure our customers and ourselves of quality machining and/or production parts, we have a gage inspection and calibration system which is based on the usage frequency. Proper use of history records are stored by computer. Hardness testers, gage blocks, etc. are inspected and certified semi-annually or annually and traceable to the N.B.S.
We have a Preventive Maintenance Program pertaining to all tryout presses with items of importance categorized and based on frequency. This service is a function of in-house maintenance personnel, and records maintained.
All forklift trucks in all of the Superior Die, Tool & Machine company facilities are on a P.M. program and performed by a reputable outside source. Minor daily inspections are done by in-house personnel.
All overhead cranes and gantry cranes are inspected and certified quarterly by an outside source and certifications kept on file.
All boring mills, milling machines and planer mills are inspected and calibrated annually by a reputable source and certifications are kept on file.
All scales are inspected and calibrated quarterly by a certified company and certifications kept on file.
IDC tonnage monitors adapted to our toggle presses are being inspected and calibrated semi-annually by IDC and certifications are on file.
IMCO tonnage monitors on all other metal stamping presses are being inspected and calibrated semi-annually by in-house maintenance personnel with a certified source inspecting and calibrating the instrument annually.
Air compressors and dryers are inspected and serviced every 1,000 hours by an outside source.